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Can employers embark on redeployment before retrenchment processes commence?
Can employers embark on redeployment before retrenchment processes commence?

The recent case of ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited v NUMSA, unpacked what is meant by avoiding job losses indicating a possible change in section 189 requirements

By Samantha Bonato and Aadil Patel 12 hours ago

FNB Business Innovation Awards finalists
FNB Business Innovation Awards finalists

FNB Business and Endeavor South Africa have shortlisted the finalists for the FNB Business Innovation Awards 2017

12 hours ago

Executives need social media contracts
Executives need social media contracts

Executives have cited reputation as one of their top risk factors according to numerous reports. Fake news, fake social media accounts and cyber security are increasing the reputational risk in the digital world

1 day ago

Court finds employer liable for back pay
Court finds employer liable for back pay

The Constitutional Court has ruled that back pay was a judgment debt and therefore not prescribed in the recent case of National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa obo Moses Fohlisa & 41 Others/Hendor Mining Supplies (A division of Marschalk Beleggings).

1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you
#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you

We chat to Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of OfferZen as well as a number of noteworthy apps such as SnapScan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

ANC denounces Joburg official's salary increase
ANC denounces Joburg official's salary increase

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba's chief of staff's salary has been increased by R500,000 per annum

By Claudi Mailovich 2 days ago

Gauteng health warns of bogus job adverts
Gauteng health warns of bogus job adverts

The Gauteng Health Department has once more warned community members of bogus job adverts that uses the department's name and fraudulently invite people to apply for vacancies at different health facilities

2 days ago

Top African execs choose an MBA
Top African execs choose an MBA

Research into the leadership landscape in key economic hubs in Africa shows that top African execs throughout the continent still choose to pursue an MBA

2 days ago

Motsoaledi, Cosatu head for NHI clash
Motsoaledi, Cosatu head for NHI clash

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and his department are on a collision course with Cosatu over the National Health Insurance (NHI)

3 days ago

How to customise your digital payroll
How to customise your digital payroll

More and more organisations are adopting digital payroll solutions over manual systems, in order to improve efficiencies, extract richer business insights, and manage systems more tightly

3 days ago

Employee Engagement Awards come to Africa
Employee Engagement Awards come to Africa

UK-based Employee Engagement Awards have announced that it has licensed its award system to South African

3 days ago

12 signs your business model may be broken
12 signs your business model may be broken

The death of a business is not like a car crash and as sudden as many tend to presume, but disasters do happen whether you are prepared for them or not

By Matt Brown 19 May 2017

Hlaudi wants Labour Court to stop hearing
Hlaudi wants Labour Court to stop hearing

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng plans to approach the Labour Court to have his disciplinary hearing stopped

By Neo Goba 19 May 2017

Minister of finance, Malusi Gigaba
Gigaba appoints Buthelezi to be chairman of PIC

Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi has been appointed as chairman of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) and the terms of three other non-executive directors renewed

19 May 2017

Robots, AI transforming future supply chain workforce
Robots, AI transforming future supply chain workforce

According to Kamendran Govender of Accenture Consulting, advances in automation are transforming the supply chain workforce of the future

19 May 2017

Unilever launches online gaming for graduate recruitment
Unilever launches online gaming for graduate recruitment

Unilever has launched a new online digital recruitment gaming feature for its graduate programme. It will select the best candidates based on results from a series of games taking no more than 20 minutes

19 May 2017

Guide to visa requirements for work in Africa
Guide to visa requirements for work in Africa

Given the growth in Africa, employers are regularly seconding their employees to businesses in other jurisdictions

19 May 2017

Entrepreneur programme looking for black-owned businesses
Entrepreneur programme looking for black-owned businesses

Though entrepreneurs are critical to economic success and GDP growth, local black entrepreneurs face a volatile economy and have to overcome an environment in which previous inequalities still hinder professional growth and access to key networks

18 May 2017

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, at center in 2013 photo at the New York Stock Exchange debut of the social network, is flanked by co-founders Jack Dorsey, at left, and Ev Williams. Stone is returning to work at Twitter after a six-year hiatus |
Twitter shares rise on word of Biz Stone's return

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after six years away

18 May 2017

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AgriFood Youth Opportunity Lab to help youth access employment

MasterCard Foundation is partnering with MSU for the AgriFood Youth Opportunity Lab which will support 15,000 young people in Nigeria and Tanzania to access employment and entrepreneurship opportunities

18 May 2017

Tshepo 500,000 now Tshepo One Million
Tshepo 500,000 now Tshepo One Million

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the Tshepo 500,000 programme will now be known as Tshepo One Million, as the provincial government has doubled its target set for 2019

18 May 2017

Sfiso Buthelezi, deputy finance minister
Treasury close to picking a new director-general

Treasury has finalised its interviews of candidates for the position of director-general and hopes to finalise the appointment process by end of June

By Linda Ensor 18 May 2017

Why the future of work is human
Why the future of work is human

No doubt, technology has changed the way we work and its capacity to take over the function of the human being is starkly felt, with many deeply concerned about their future in the workplace

By Iza Grek 17 May 2017

New UIF benefits do not equate to increased UIF contributions
New UIF benefits do not equate to increased UIF contributions

There has been payroll confusion, since the Minister of Labour announced on 17 March an amendment to the ‘scale of benefits' described in the Unemployment Insurance Act 2001, which had to be implemented from 1 April 2017

By Arlene Leggat 17 May 2017

Ford to cut 10% of global workforce: report
Ford to cut 10% of global workforce: report

NEW YORK, US: US auto giant Ford is poised to cut thousands of jobs worldwide, with reductions expected to total about 10% of its global workforce

17 May 2017

Can employers be held liable for malicious prosecution claims arising from internal disciplinary proceedings?
Can employers be held liable for malicious prosecution claims arising from internal disciplinary proceedings?

In Mahlangu v Minister of Police, the employer laid charges of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm against Mahlangu, which resulted in his suspension for approximately four months pending an investigation. The charges were subsequently withdrawn

By Nicholas Preston and Sean Jamieson 17 May 2017

Labour dept calls for harsher punishment for non-compliance on EE
Labour dept calls for harsher punishment for non-compliance on EE

The Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, said at the launch of the South African Employment Equity (EE) Annual Report for the 2015/2016 that there was a lack of appetite among South African corporates for transformation and that her department would have no option but to consider harsher consequences for the lack of transformation.

16 May 2017

Third Directors Event features Pravin Gordhan

The Sunday Times Top 100 Companies will hold the Directors Event 2017 on 9 June 2017 from 8am to 3pm at the Sandton Convention Centre

16 May 2017

Why multitasking at work is counterproductive
Why multitasking at work is counterproductive

Although multitasking may make us feel like we are being more productive, we may in fact be holding back our own performance ability and lowering the quality of our work

16 May 2017

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